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How Rich Are the 400 Richest Americans – and What Do They Do with Their Money?
In the supposedly classless society of the United States, the wealthiest Americans are doing remarkably well.   According to Forbes , a leading business magazine, the combined wealth of the 400 ric...
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Chris Christie Tells Sandy Victim To 'Sit Down And Shut Up'
Can you imagine this blowhard in the Oval Office in 2017? He's Ralph Kramden with none of the charm and twice the bluster. Video: Chris Christie Tells Sandy Victim To 'Sit Down And Shut Up'
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Globalization = Permanent Instability
Globalization continually creates imbalances that fuel a perpetual instability that gradually impoverishes every sector other than global capital. Read more: Globalization = Permanent Instability
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KERA Asks, "Is Dan Patrick Running A 'Stealth' Campaign?"
  Leticia Van de Putte: “If you’re asking the people of Texas to vote for you need to tell them why.  You need to stand out on the issues.  And he’s being extremely disrespectful to those voters by...
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Brittany Maynard Will Die Next Week
Brittany Maynard is twenty-nine years old. She has brain cancer. She would die from it, but she has chosen a different path. On November 1, 2014, Brittany Maynard has scheduled her own death. Orego...
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I Don't Carry Cash, Do You?
I love refrigerators. Think about it. They run constantly and don’t get a break. That is pretty amazing. There are not many appliances that run non stop. We live in a world where we are dependent o...
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An Unvarnished Interview With T. Boone Pickens
by JIM MALEWITZ, The Texas Tribune
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An Unvarnished Interview With T. Boone Pickens by Jim Malewitz , The Texas Tribune Oct. 29, 2014 Crude oil prices are plunging, but T. Boone Pickens isn’t surprised. The billionaire oilman has seen...
UT/TT Poll: Conditional Support for Same-Sex Unions
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
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UT/TT Poll: Conditional Support for Same-Sex Unions by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Oct. 29, 2014 Registered Texas voters narrowly oppose same-sex marriage, but a large majority is open to allow...
Polling Irony: People Think Economy Is Rigged; Trust The GOP To Fix It
by DAVE JOHNSON, OurFuture.org
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“ It’s the economy, stupid ” is from a sign that hung in the Clinton “war room” during the 1992 election. The point was that the economy was the only thing that really mattered in the election. Thi...
Zombies Are Us: The Walking Dead in the American Police State
by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD
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Zombies Are Us: The Walking Dead in the American Police State By John W. Whitehead  October 28, 2014 Fear is a primitive impulse, brainless as hunger, and because the aim of horror fiction is the p...
Paulson, Geithner ADMIT to Lying to Congress about Bailout
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Are Extended Warranties Worth the Cost?
by JASON ALDERMAN
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  Are these costly add-ons worth the expense or simply a sucker bet intended to boost the seller's bottom line? It depends on whom you ask. According to consumer watchdog organizations like the Fed...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., left, and his Republican opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., face off during a televised debate at 9News in Denver. As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)DENVER (AP) — A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows voters aren't very interested in traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage as Election Day approaches.


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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Medicaid Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A government watchdog agency says Medicare’s prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem seems to have started with a bureaucratic rule now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services inspector general says Medicare has been allowing payment for prescriptions filled up to 32 days after a patient’s death. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog agency says Medicare's prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead.


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